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A group enjoying Shropshire Oktoberfest
10 Aug 2022
Shropshire Festivals’ sell out drinks’ festival is set to return to its huge marquees in the Quarry this autumn on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. Last year the festival sold out ahead of the event, and the organisers have reported that early bird tickets have already sold out to this year’s festival. Many people have been opting for a luxury festival experience in the Chrisbeon VIP...
08 Aug 2022
Shrewsbury is set for a million pound economic boost this month as the annual folk festival floods the town with music, dance and visitors over the Bank Holiday weekend. Free fringe events will return to the town centre this year after covid enforced absences in 2020 and 2021. Morris and dance teams will perform in the Square, outside St Mary’s Church, on Pride Hill in and town centre pubs on...
Barry Fairhurst and Anna Moore toast the new dining experience at Weston Park
08 Aug 2022
Quirky floral decoration and a Mediterranean-inspired plant-based menu are the centrepiece of a stunning new private dining experience at Weston Park, on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border. The Flower Dome is the latest addition to the dining options at the popular stately home. The dome is beautifully decorated with a botanical theme, from the ‘lawn’ floor to honeysuckle hanging from the...
Hencote vintage rosé wine
05 Aug 2022
Award winning Shropshire vineyard, Hencote, is launching their newest vintage rosé wine on Friday 26th August and invites you to the event.  The night will start from 6pm with a drinks reception on the balcony and will include entertainment, speciality cocktails, music and the chance to sample the new rosé wine; The Suzanne 2021. For those wishing to dine at The View Restaurant, the Suzanne 2021...
05 Aug 2022
Two key events in a Shropshire charity’s fund-raising calendar will take place within the next month. The McCarney Cup, a series of short cricket matches with a final winner held at Shelton CC on Sunday 29 August and Wear It Red commemorating his birthday and love of Welsh rugby, on Friday 02 September, will celebrate the legacy of former cricketer, friend, husband and father Eugene McCarney, who...
28 Jul 2022
The Shropshire-based Hencote Estate has unveiled its plans for the 2022 festive season – and promises a Christmas to remember.  The award-winning vineyard is planning a special Christmas menu to run throughout December and a series of party nights for companies to say thank you to their staff.  Dishes will be served comprising homegrown and locally sourced produce, alongside some of the estate’s...
26 Jul 2022
A unique Shropshire music festival has won a sponsorship deal with an American tourist  board. The North Shropshire Big Weekend has been given backing by Louisiana organisation, Lafayette Travel to help the festival bring four US performers to this year’s festival. The Big Weekend, which takes place on August 12,13 and 14 at Welshampton, near Ellesmere, specialises in celebrating the music and...
25 Jul 2022
Organisers of the 2022 Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) have hailed it a great success. The event, which took place between 14 and 17 July, hosted 15 acts who performed at five venues, with over 1000 tickets sold. SICF co-director Beth McGowan said: “This was the first year back after an enforced two-year absence due to covid, so recovering the momentum gained since our first...
19 Jul 2022
To celebrate Lord Hill’s 250th birthday, SY Homes are giving away FOUR TICKETS to climb Lord Hill’s Column - a unique, local experience. Lord Hill’s column is 40.7 metres tall or 133ft, with a cantilevered, spiral staircase of 172 steps.  The uninterrupted views from the top platform are fantastic.  Open for only a few days each year, this is a popular local attraction. SY Homes have FOUR tickets...
Mirror Egg sculpture by Andrew Logan in Shrewsbury
18 Jul 2022
A series of jaw-dropping sculptures by a world-renowned artist are attracting a great deal of attention after going on display in Shrewsbury town centre.  The giant sculptures by Andrew Logan have been brought to the town by Shrewsbury BID, in partnership with Shrewsbury Arts Trail, which has also brought pieces by the likes of Banksy, Andy Warhol and Damian Hirst to the county town.  They are on...
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